Pranama, Praṇāma: 15 definitions


Pranama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Pranama has 14 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Praṇāma (प्रणाम):—(von nam mit pra) m. Verbeugung, Verneigung, ehrfurchtsvolle Begrüssung: praṇāmaṃ droṇakṛpayornātyādṛtamivākarot [Mahābhārata 1, 5384. 3, 11471.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 26, 10. 65, 20.] [Spr. 558.] [Vikramorvaśī 82, 18.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 2, 52. 15, 13. 28, 79. 41, 30. 44, 8.] vihita [48, 120.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 3, 206.] sāṣṭāṅga [Prabodhacandrodaja 30, 2.] praṇāmamakarodbhuvi [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 23, 88.] namra [115, 4.] ṛjupraṇāmakriyā [Raghuvaṃśa 6, 25.] kṛti [Pañcatantra 91, 3.] praṇāmādara [Kumārasaṃbhava 6, 91.] śiraḥ [Spr. 3254.] praṇāmāñjali [?2163. Daśakumāracarita in Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 194, 8.] kṛtocitapraṇāmā adj. [Kathāsaritsāgara 21, 42.] acyuta Verneigung vor [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 6, 26.] sapraṇāmam adv. [Śākuntala 7, 8. 28, 10. 53, 1. 75, 15.] — Vgl. daṇḍa .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Praṇāma (प्रणाम):—m. (adj. Comp. f. ā) Verbeugung , Verneigung , — vor (im Comp. vorangehend) , ehrfurchtsvolls Begrüssung Jmds bhuvi oder bhūmau eines Verneigung bis zur Erde [136,16.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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